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How to Make Group Video Calls with WhatsApp on iPhone

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WhatsApp, the world’s most popular instant messaging app offers a convenient way to make group video calls for free, and you can make or join these calls directly from your iPhone. This offers a great way to be social with group video conferencing on WhatsApp, rather than just using one-on-one video chat in WhatsApp to talk to a single person.

With the many people staying home to be safe during this COVID-19 global pandemic, meeting people in person is not something that’s possible for many. Thanks to internet services like video and voice calling, seeing…

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How to Use Portrait Lighting Mode on iPhone Camera

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Portrait Lighting is a powerful photography tool available on newer iPhone models cameras. Apple aimed to bring studio-quality effects to the camera app by analyzing light on a subject in real-time while in portrait mode, and the result is the portrait lighting mode feature.

There are five different studio-like effects to choose from, in the Portrait Lighting mode. They’re simply called Natural Light, Studio Light, Contour Light, Stage Light and Stage Light Mono, each of them attempting to add a professional touch to your photos.

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How to Use Tile Window Multitasking in MacOS Catalina

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MacOS Catalina introduced a handy way to tile windows for multitasking, improving upon the split screen multitasking features that were available in previous MacOS releases. These new simple tiling window multitasking options are available from any window, and now you can easily choose to tile a window to the left or right side of the screen, or jump immediately into full screen mode.

This isn’t an entirely new feature in and of itself (Window Snapping and Split View have been around a while), but now it’s arguably easier to use than ever before, and it…

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How to Make Video Calls with Facebook Messenger

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Did you know that you can make video calls with Facebook Messenger? The next time you want to reach out to friends, family members, or colleagues, you might consider using Facebook Messenger to initiate a video chat, and it works for easy video calls on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Windows PC too.

There’s no doubt that Facebook is the biggest social network in the world with over 2.6 billion monthly active users, and many of us already have Facebook accounts. Whether you’re an iOS, Mac, Android, or Windows user, you will be able to use the Messenger app on your…

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How to Convert Keynote to PowerPoint with iCloud

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Do you work with presentations on different platforms like Windows PC, Mac, iPad, or iPhone? If so, you might run into file compatibility issues while you switch between different computers and software, and this scenario is quite common with many work environments, schools, education settings, and even just when emailing back and forth between people using mixed computer systems. If you use software like Keynote, which is a part of the iWork productivity suite, you might not be able to open those presentations on your Windows PC using Microsoft PowerPoint. Not to…

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How to Convert Pages to Word Doc Online with iCloud

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Do you own both a Windows PC and macOS device like the MacBook Pro or iMac? If so, you might run into file compatibility issues while you switch between your computers or software. More specifically, if you utilize software like Pages which is a part of the iWork productivity suite, you might not be able to open those documents on your Windows machine using Microsoft Word.

Pages is Apple’s equivalent of Microsoft Word that’s used by countless people for their word processing needs. However, Microsoft Word is unable to open a .Pages file and iWork isn’t…

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How to Use Zoom Virtual Backgrounds on iPhone & iPad

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Zoom is a popular video conferencing solution that allows people to participate in remote meetings, online classes, or even just social events. One of the fun ways it stands out from the rest of the video chat competition is by letting users change their backgrounds while they’re in a video call.

The virtual background feature that Zoom has to offer allows you to display an image as your background during a Zoom meeting. This is extremely helpful in cases where your room is just a mess or if you’re having privacy concerns and don’t want other people in…

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How to Use Virtual Backgrounds in Webex Meetings on iPhone & iPad

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If you use Cisco’s Webex Meetings to make or join video conference calls for remote meetings, online classrooms, or social events during this self-isolation period or otherwise, you’ll be interested in the Virtual Backgrounds feature that this service has to offer.

Webex’s Virtual Backgrounds feature allows users to mask their actual backgrounds using an image in real-time during a conference call. This is extremely helpful in scenarios where your room is just a mess or if you’re having privacy concerns and don’t want other people in the meeting to…

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How to Use Webex Meetings for Videoconferencing on iPhone & iPad

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Cisco Webex Meetings is a business-oriented video conferencing solution that currently offers a free way to set up and organize video calls for remote meetings, work or online classes during this social distancing period.

Webex makes video conferencing quite easy, so whether you’re telecommuting, working with people remotely, or stuck at home in quarantine, if you have an iPhone or iPad you’ll find Webex is another excellent video conferencing option. It can be considered as an alternative video calling solution to Zoom, especially if you have concerns…

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How to Connect External Storage Drive to iPad & iPhone

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You can easily connect external storage drives to iPad and iPhone, providing easy access to all the files and data on those drives via the Files app. This includes connecting flash drives, USB hard drives, SD cards, and just about any other storage medium to iPhone, iPad Pro, and iPad you can think of, as long as you have the appropriate adapter to connect it to the iPhone or iPad.

This article is going to demonstrate how to use and connect external storage drives to iPhone or iPad, including external hard disks, USB flash drives, SD cards, and other common…

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